The United States of Anxiety

A News and Politics podcast
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The United States of Anxiety: Gender, Power and the Midterm Elections looks at how we arrived at what could be a wave election for women and people of color, and what it means – from the first woman elected to Congress in 1916, to the women who are entering politics for the first time today.
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mistakesweremade reviewed this podcast on Mar 13th, 2019
"Since this show is about the issues behind each federal election, it only runs every other year. I like the deep dive. I'm looking forward to when it picks up again next year, I hope."
 

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Podcast Details
Started
Sep 19th, 2016
Latest Episode
Nov 15th, 2018
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
50
Avg. Episode Length
33 minutes

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